Get a taste of the North Willamette Wine Trail this weekend

Explore the North Willamette Wine Trail between Portland and the Oregon Coast Range this weekend, April 13-14, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sip limited production wines, new releases. and wine straught from the barrel. Meet the winemakers and craft artisans. Learn about winemaking and why the soil of the Tualatin Valley is ideal for … Continue reading Get a taste of the North Willamette Wine Trail this weekend

Clark County Music Teachers Association’s annual benefit concert on April 13

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay On Saturday, April 13, at 4 p.m., The Clark County Music Teachers Association (CCMTA) will host its annual benefit recital at the Columbia Presbyterian Church in Vancouver, Washington. The concert features performances from local music teachers and award-winning student instrumentalists and vocalists. The recital is free, but the CCMTA is … Continue reading Clark County Music Teachers Association’s annual benefit concert on April 13

Don’t want to drive to the Newport Jazz Festival? Get a ride on August 3.

Photos from a previous Newport Jazz Festival by Cheryl Landes For those who have driven to the Newport Jazz Festival at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island, you're familiar with the traffic and quest to find parking. Now you can ride in style on Saturday, August 3, aboard the WICN Jazz Bus. WICN … Continue reading Don’t want to drive to the Newport Jazz Festival? Get a ride on August 3.

Popular hiking trail at Multnomah Falls closed until further notice

Featured image by Cheryl Landes Three weeks ago, I drove past Multnomah Falls for the first time since the devastating Eagle Creek fire. Much of the landscape is scarred from the fire. Vegetation has vanished, and tree trunks are charred behind the historic lodge. It's a miracle that the lodge was spared. The fire has … Continue reading Popular hiking trail at Multnomah Falls closed until further notice

Hawaiian Airlines now offers non-stop service from Boston to Honolulu

Featured image: A Hawaiian Airlines A330 jet passes Diamond Head near Honolulu (photo courtesy Hawaiian Airlines) On April 4, the longest regularly scheduled non-stop interstate flight in U.S. history took off from Honolulu to Boston. Passengers who take this 5,095-mile route on Hawaiian Airlines fly from Logan International Airport to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in … Continue reading Hawaiian Airlines now offers non-stop service from Boston to Honolulu

Kids of all ages are in the driver’s seat at Dozer Day® in Yakima

Dozer Day® is like a fair, except the rides are heavy construction equipment and emergency vehicles. For kids of all ages, getting behind the wheels of these giant machines are a dream come true. The kids sit in the driver's seat of dozers, excavators, and other equipment and actually drive with a professional operator at … Continue reading Kids of all ages are in the driver’s seat at Dozer Day® in Yakima

Taste new Yakima Valley vintages straight from the barrel two weekends in April

Featured image by Townshend Cellar, Colbert, Washington Experience wine tasting in a new way—straight from the barrel. You'll discover that the varieties you'll try taste different than you experience from the bottle. Wineries in the Yakima Valley host the Spring Barrel Tasting each year, which showcases their new vintages. Be among the first to try … Continue reading Taste new Yakima Valley vintages straight from the barrel two weekends in April